1918, Aisne, Allies, Battle of Cantigny, Belgium, Cantigny, Dickebusch Lake, France, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, Lurio, Montdidier, Mozambique, Portugal, Portuguese East Africa, Portuguese Empire, prisoners of war, St Thierry, Third Battle of the Aisne, trenches, United States of America, Vesle, Vregny, Ypres
Great battle continues on plateaux between the Aisne and the Vesle; Germans force the passage of the Vesle, 12 miles from their old line; Allies hold on the wings at the Vregny plateau and at the heights of St. Thierry; 15,000 prisoners claimed by enemy. Allies restore position south of Ypres, retaking trenches lost east of Dickebusch Lake. Americans take the German salient at Cantigny, north-west of Montdidier, with 170 prisoners. War Office announces German troops in Mozambique driven south towards the Lurio River.